Everyone

July 18, 2021

South Florida 55+ Pet-Friendly Community

Hollybrook Golf & Tennis Club in Pembroke Pines is an active gated 55+ community in Pembroke Pines, and one of the very few in the South Florida area that allows pets. The weight limit is 20 pounds, but this is a welcome benefit for seniors with small dogs. Residents can ...

View More
Posted in Everyone
June 26, 2021

4 Ways Floridians Can Save Tax Money

Florida is a great place to live if you want to keep more tax money in your pocket. The four top ways are as follows:

  1. There is no state income tax. Disney World and Universal Studios provide the government with ample tax money.
  2. There is no Florida estate tax.
  3. Homesteaded ...
View More
Posted in Everyone
June 19, 2021

Maplewood in Coral Springs FL

Maplewood is a large community located within the Coral Springs Drive, University Drive, Ramblewood Drive, and Royal Palm Boulevard. Most of the area consists of 3-4 bedroom, 2-car garage ranch-style homes. Many of the properties have pools and some have canal views. There are no HOA fees in the ungated ...

View More
Posted in Everyone
June 13, 2021

Cypress Run Coral Springs

Cypress Run is a wooded, attractive subdivision nestled between Atlantic Boulevard, Lakeview Boulevard, Coral Springs Drive, and Coral Ridge Drive. The lovely, multi-functional Cypress Park is located on its eastern border. Cypress Run properties are predominately 4-bedroom pool homes with 2-car garages. Many are located on canals which offer not ...

View More
Posted in Everyone
June 5, 2021

Top 10 Reasons to Retire in Coral Springs

Coral Springs is a lovely city with a population of approximately 133,000 people. There are many reasons for retiring in Florida. Here are my top 10 reasons someone may choose Coral Springs: 

  1. 10 miles from the beach
  2. Safe. Violent crimes are mostly restricted to the domestic kind.
  3. Good ...
View More
Posted in Everyone
May 29, 2021

Florida Homestead Portability

A previous blog post discussed Florida Homestead and Save Our Homes laws. This discussion details what steps you should take to reduce your property tax when you sell your Florida home (or no longer claim it as your primary residence) and buy or declare another Florida home as your primary ...

View More
Posted in Everyone
May 16, 2021

Top 5 Coral Springs Gluten-Free and Vegan Restaurants

I am a grain-free, seafood-eating vegan (aka pescaterian - yes, it's a thing) who sometimes struggles to find something interesting to eat in restaurants. Here is my list of my favorite Coral Springs restaurants who have at least one delectable dish I enjoy.

1. Pieology - In addition to "regular" pizzas ...

View More
Posted in Everyone